Month: January 30, 2009

Jan 30,2009

Prole Arthouse

When it comes to the economy, the news is emphatically Not Good.  The national unemployment rate reached 7.2% in December, and if the loss of over 50,000 jobs announced Monday is...

Jan 30,2009

Opposition

Yuval Levin has a smart post up about the House Republican reaction to the stimulus bill: When they manage to unify the entire House Republican caucus with David Brooks and...

Jan 30,2009

Dept. of funny typos

Matt Yglesias: Just about everywhere, you need a special license of some kind to see booze. [emp mine] Good lord! I break the law every single time I walk past...

Jan 29,2009

Atmospheric Hacking

Wired has an interesting write-up of a study comparing the potential of various “climate hacks”–that is, geoengineering schemes for dealing with climate change. These “hacks” essentially fall into two categories:...